1.11.2011

Twix Fake-Out Bars

Mmmm, Twix...

Who doesn't love the delicious combination of
shortbread, caramel, and chocolate?

Please leave if you said, "me"

Well I don't know about you, but unless it's holiday run-over 
there are never any spare Twix bars just laying around my house, 
and sometimes s girl needs her fix.

That's where this fabulous (and quite simple) recipe comes into play:


Let's get started!


Ingredients:
1/2 cup butter
1/4 cup white sugar
1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 cup butter
3/8 cup white sugar
3 tbsp light corn syrup
1 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk
1 cup milk chocolate chips


Alrighty then, shall we?


Okay, first you want to beat the butter and 1/4 cup sugar in mixer until pale in color. 


Add in your flour until it forms a crumbly dough similar to pie crust. 


Now press dough into an 8 inch square baking pan that has been 
greased and lined with parchment paper 
(or if you're out, you can improvise and use tinfoil like me)
(the hole poking is to reduce the breakage when you cut, I used the back of a wooden spoon)
 Bake shortbread base at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown on the edges.
Allow to cool completely.


Next up, Caramel! 
To make the caramel layer you need to bring to boil: 3/4 cup butter, 3/8 cup (little less than half cup) sugar, syrup, and sweetened condensed milk in a saucepan. 

 

Stir constantly once boiling for 7 minutes. Caramel mixture will thicken and become pale in color.


 Spread caramel on COOLED shortbread base. 
Let caramel layer cool for 30 minutes in the fridge 
and then an additional one to two hours in the freezer to get the caramel layer stone hard.

Now you want to melt your chocolate chips 
(Whoops! Forgot to take a pic!)
And pour it over your hardened caramel layer.

Again, to help with the breakage, it may help you to score the dish where you're going to cut it.





Cut into desired pieces 
Serve & Enjoy.


Happy Tasty Tuesday!



























2 comments:

loulou said...

These look scrumptious, and you are brrrrrrrilliant!

MEGMAC said...

Thanks for all your continued support! You must try this recipe - DELISH!